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What does Jaco mean?

Jaco Pronunciation of Jaco [ja-co] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Jaco is "he who supplants". Jaco is an alternate form of Jacob (Hebrew).

Associated with: supplants (victory).


33 relations via Jacob: Iacopo, Iacovo, Iago, Iakob, Iakov, Jaap, Jack, Jackie, Jacko, Jackob, Jacky, Jacobi, Jacobo, Jacobus, Jacoby, Jacopo, Jago, Jaime, Jake, Jakeb, Jakie, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakov, Jakub, James, Jamey, Jamie, Jay, Jayme, Jeb, Jim and Yakov.

Creative forms:
(male) Jaico, Joco, ..

(female) Jaca, Jacoma, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jaco Elisha (J.E.), ..

How popular is Jaco?

Jaco is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#14044 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jacob (#4 in 2015), James (#7), Jack (#40), Jake (#205), Jay (#394), Jaime (#485), Jakob (#523), Jacoby (#655), Jamie (#821), Jakobe (#1174), Jacobi (#1317), Yakov (#1543), Jakub (#1690), Jackie (#1725), Jim, Jayme, Jeb, Jakie, Jacky, Jacobo, Jakeb and Jamey are the popular varying forms of Jaco (unlisted). These relations of Jaco reached the height of their popularity in the 1940s (usage of 6.4%) and have become significantly less common since (usage 2.3%, 64%), with forms such as James falling out of fashion. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jack, Jackie, Jacky, Jacob, Jacobi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacobo, Jacoby, Jaime, Jake, Jakeb in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jakie, Jakob, Jakobe, Jakub, James in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jamey, Jamie, Jay, Jayme, Jeb in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jim, Yakov in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jack, Jacob, Jake, Jakob, Jakub outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of James, Jamie, Jay outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jaco is pronounced similarly to Jocko. Other suggested similar names are Draco, Falco, Fico, Ja-, Jacan, Jace, Jacen, Jacey, Jacot, Jacq, Jacson, Jacy, Jada, Jade, Jadon, Jae, Jael, Jagu, Jai, Jaice, Jair, Jairo, Jak, Jalon, Jame, Jamon, Jan, Janko, Jano, Janos, Jaq, Jarl, Jarod, Jaron, Jary, Jase, Jason, Javi, Javon, Jax, Jaxon, Jayce, Jaye, Jazz, Jeno, Jino, Jiro, Jo, Joao, Jock, Marco, Nico, Paco and Rico. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jaco.

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